Chronic illness

How to create a relaxing environment at home

Here are a few of my tips to creating a relaxing environment. Lighting. Bright lights can be really overpowering and aren't relaxing at all. If you need a decent amount of light, go for laps in the corners of the room rather than having the main light on. Candles. As soon as it starts going… Continue reading How to create a relaxing environment at home

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Chronic illness, Lifestyle, mental health, therapy

A Little Update

I've been pretty down lately. My legs have been giving me so much grief that I've contemplated chopping them off a few too many times. I don't know if they are easing a bit or if I'm just getting used to this higher level of pain but I'm feeling quite good in myself. I was… Continue reading A Little Update

Chronic illness, Lifestyle

Making life easier

If, like me, you spend a lot of time alone, getting through simple tasks during the day can be difficult when you have an illness. I've got a few tips to make life that little bit easier and more bearable. (Please note: I don't have children, my partner works during the day but I have… Continue reading Making life easier

mental health, new blog, therapy, Uncategorized

My Therapy Box

The therapy box was an idea given to me by one of my counsellors to help calm me when my anxiety, anger or stress levels are high. It's been really helpful to me so I wanted to share the idea.  Basically, a therapy box is something you can get out when you feel your emotions… Continue reading My Therapy Box